Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 115 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.28% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.09% 3.64% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 27
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -45.45% +37.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,975 £28,950
90th Percentile £43,750 £44,625 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +16.13% -17.33%

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 334 385 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 25.23% 22.27% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 238 331 491
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £25,364
90th Percentile £59,675 £65,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 9 £22,500 -47.06% 2
Bedford +18 7 £37,500 +31.58%
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Improvement
5 7 (41.18%) Office 365
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
5 7 (41.18%) High Availability
5 7 (41.18%) MCSA
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (41.18%) VBScript
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) IT Support
1 5 (29.41%) IT Support Technician
1 5 (29.41%) IT Technician
1 5 (29.41%) Support Technician
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Server Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) High Availability
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V3
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (35.29%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) MCSE
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago